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Is a chili pepper a fruit or a vegetable?

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A chili is a fruit.

The scientific definition of a fruit is any structure that develops from the fertilized ovary of a flower and contains seeds of a plant.

It is legally a vegetable in the US, but botanically, it is a fruit.
Chili peppers are botanically fruits, but are generally considered in culinary contexts to be vegetables.
The Grocery industry keep on profiling this fruit as a vegetable. This leads to much confusion regarding the terms Vegetable and Fruit.

A vegetable is however a part of a plant which does not contain seeds.
Chili Peppers are fruits since thy most certainly have got seeds in them.
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Are chili peppers a fruit?

Yes, chili peppers are a fruit. Fruits are anything that develops from the fertilized ovary of a flower and contains seeds of a plant.

Is a chili pepper a fruit or vegetable?

Chili peppers are botanically fruits, but are generally considered in culinary contexts to be vegetables. The Grocery industry keep on profiling this fruit as a vegetable. T

Is ghost chili a fruit or vegetable?

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Is a chili fruit or a vegetable?

It is a fruit. Plants that produce seeds contained within the body and known as fruits. Those seeds that develope externaly are from vegetables. Naturally, there are some ex